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to the united states since he broke the story about the nsa surveillance programs for fear of being prosecuted. >> the nsa's goal really is the elimination of privacy globally. it is literally a system designed to monitor all forms of human behavior inside the united states, which is the ultimate surveillance state. >> last december, glenn greenwald received an email from a person who didn't identify himself. >> we still didn't know who he was, where he worked, but he was saying he had access to large amounts of very sensitive surveillance information that show the united states government was violating the law and abusing it's power. >> suddenly in my lap had dropped some of the most potent instruments for shining a light on what it is that they are doing, beyond your wildest dreams as a journalist. i had literally, physically couldn't breathe at points because of excitement and shock. >> the source was edward snowden. >> the nsa specifically targets the communications of everyone. it ingests them by default. it collects them in it's system and it filters them and it analyzes them and it meas
. >> every night share undiscovered stories. >> in many ways, the nsa surveillance story can seem abstract. in the stream of new revelations from the snowden documents, it can be hard to grasp. sure, the government is collecting information, but what does that really mean for someone's life? to find out, we went to a meet a group of people who definitely know they're being spied on. >> after 9/11 it wasn't just the nsa that increased surveillance on u.s. citizens. here at the city level in new york, the nypd actually brought in two senior officials from the cia to help run a program to spy on its own citizens. >> the program, which was uncovered by the associated press, is targeting one community: muslims. secret documents show that the nypd is conducting surveillance of entire muslim neighborhoods and infiltrating dozens of mosques and muslim student groups. >> they visited bookstores, they visited cafes, they visited hookah joints, and of course they visited mosques... >> informants record conversations using hidden microphones, collect the names and phone numbers of congregants and even
to get the nsa whistleblower to testify. an investigation against us spying activities from this new development ahead. on capitol hill a group of senators claim they are pushing legislation to deal with concerns over nsa surveillance. but critics say their efforts fall short. you can actually make things worse. putting more coming up and in chicago the us is biggest jail is also its biggest mental health facility. over thirty the prison's inmates have mental illness. how did this happen. read more on that later the show a new. it's friday november first five mins in washington dc and sam sexton you're watching our two. then we begin with breaking news out of los angeles international airport for around nine thirty this morning a gunman walked in the terminal three at the airport pulled out his soul rifle and opened fire and continued firing his gun through the security screening screening era area making it fairly far into the airport before he came under fire from long portion officials and was taken into custody. there are reports of multiple injuries. another report that one tsa
it work. maybe they should bring over the n.s.a. for that. but almost certainly the computer bugs that have made it almost impossible for a lot of people to sign up, that is going to get fixed. maybe not on the time line that people would like to see. and then we find out whether it really works. because what's going to happen, what has to happen, for this health care system to work as president obama has promised us that it will, is that a lot of healthy people are going to have to sign up for these exchanges along with sick people. we know that people with pre-existing conditions, with illnesses, we know that they are very motivated and they are going to sit there and do whatever it takes to get into these exchanges. now the question is, is it going to function well enough that young healthy people will as well? gwen: we know that right now, young healthy people or anybody can't really get on the site. and that the administration is guilty of at least overstating whether people would be able to keep the coverage they want right now. >> one of the things that has emerged and we'v
, every day america wakes up to a new revelation about nsa spying, just how deep does it go and why does that clock on my bed know exactly what time i need to wake up? >> still, folks, the more i learn, the safer i feel. nsa is protecting america and their global spy network makes us invincible to anyone who is not a 29-year-old dude with a thumb drive. >> but with some leaks in my own house and i hope the government handles the leaks the same way by hiring a contractor to whack it a few times with a monkey wrench. because today brought another the explosive revelation. >> there is another new report on the national security agency today. and italian magazine called panorama reports the nsa may have spied on the pope. and some cardinals. sources at the magazine have been told the nsa eavesdropped on vatican phone calls before the conclave, that top secret meeting of cardinals. >> #01: folks. i am a devout catholic but i believe the nsa must spy on the vatican, they are tapping the direct line to god. and as i have pointed out, this guy has got a beard, spent a lot of time in the middle e
! google, and the pope, it's the interview that everyone is talking about. the guy who first broke the nsa scandal is here sounding off about that and why he says the president is not telling the truth about this. >> the nsa cannot listen to your telephone calls and the nsa cannot target your e-mails. >> and have not? >> and have not. whatever business you're in, that's the business we're in. with premium service like one of the best on-time delivery records and a low claims ratio, we do whatever it takes to make your business our business. od. helping the world keep promises. that's the sound of car insunce companies these days. here a cheap, there a cheap. everywhere a cheap... you get it. so what if instead ofjust a cheachoice, you could make a smart choice? like esurance for example they were born online and built to save people money from the beginning. that's what they've always ne. not just somhing they...cheep about. that's insurance for the modern world. esurance. now backed by allstate. click or call. >>> coming up, forgive me father for i have spied. peeping on the pope. >>> plu
intelligence james clapper james clapper,, deputy attorney the deputyes cole, director of the nsa, chris inglis. we will move immediately into the second panel of non- governmental experts knowledgeable on fisa issues. we will discuss possible changes to the way fisa applications are handled by the department of justice. i hope all of our witnesses will give clear answers about how proposals under consideration at congress would affect the nsa's ability to stop terrorist attacks. i am going to submit my statement for the record in order to ask some questions following the opening statement and your opening statements in relation to some of the news of the day to get some things clarified for the record. it will be important for the american people. .e do expect a vote we will hold as long as we can. we will take a brief intermission. there are only two votes. we should be able to recess or a short time and return. i will recognize any opening comment. for comingu, panel, here today. hopefully, we will get the facts on the table and let the american people understand what we do and how we do it.
passed a bill to rein in the nsa following the revelations of the car adverts noted the doctor i was aimed at scaling down the amount of records the intelligence agency will be able to obtain it. critics say the measure will do quite the opposite. senator feinstein civilians and after two codified the nsa is an old collection of americans' telephone records which is in fact on shaky legal footing right now and it's another program that's being legalized in the spell which has not got as much attention as this is really shed which is the back door search is on international communications and to what is happening is that the nsa is allowed under the eyes and an exact to go collapse huge amounts of communications of people who are suspected to be foreigners overseas without any individual court because they are foreigners overseas what ends up happening is cns the school site a lot of communications between people overseas and americans and also ends up scooping a lot of purely domestic communications of americans into that pile as well. on the sort of communications americans' com
steam ahead for the controversial law. plus, new nsa leaks pit the spy agency against the administration. did the white house okay the surveillance of our allies? all that and our election preview from new jersey to virginia to colorado. a look at what's on the ballot this tuesday. >>> i'm as frustrated and angry as anyone with the flawed launch of health care.gov. so let me say directly to these americans, you deserve better, i apologize. >> welcome to "the journal editorial report." an apology from health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius who acknowledged the rollout of the affordable care act was, in fact, a debacle. despite the website woes and growing outrage over millions of dropped policies, president obama says it's full steam ahead. >> yes, this is hard. because the health care system's a big system. and it's complicated. and if it was hard doing it just in one state, it's harder to do it in all 50 states. we are just going to keep working at it. we're going to grind it up. >> joining the panel this week, "wall street journal" assistant editorial panel editor james
. >> the american people are mad as hell. the nsa scandal, is there anyone out there we are not spying on? >> we do not spy on anyone except for valid for chris's. -- purposes. we only work within the law. >> cutbacks of food stamps. >> after these cuts, the average benefit per person will be $1.40 per meal. >> if you are looking for good news, try boston. >> this is for you, boston. [applause] >> you guys deserve it. >> the greatest place on earth. >> president obama said it over and over. if you like your insurance plan you could keep it. the health care act will not change that. it turns out that millions of americans who are buying limited coverage are receiving letters after all. the president's response. >> if you're getting one of these letters, shop around in the new marketplace. you will get a better deal. >> the law requires that health insurance now covers hospital, maternity, mental health, and prescription drugs. >> if insurers decide it is a downgrade we said under the law you have to replace them with quality, comprehensive coverage. >> why not tell that to the american people to beg
thoughts in a week it seemed fresh revelations from nsa whistleblower and it snowed also our friday panel of journalists reactive turkish lawmakers breaking the headscarf taboo in parliament. andy taxing times faced by french footballer whose bosses are threatening to strike over seventy five percent tax on wealth above one million euro loss of getting out of the leaders from james credence in our media watch second study art in the newsroom it's a low once again to not be a chart clarion calls levies on headlines they sound intelligence officials say they needed the pakistani taliban has been killed in a suspected us drones truck humans are causing to put a dent in the pas. this time in sentences that to be planning his funeral. the resistance from the syrian opposition peace envoy. he was against new delays in peace talks sharon's departure is the main obstacle to getting all psyched to the negotiation table. in reality he is in washington president obama for assistance be back later and said to finance a country suspected cause of the growing unrest that the war. yes this developing st
to see you both. >> thank you. >> thanks, greg. >> and nsa leaker ed snowden is reaching out now to the united states as lawmakers push to rein in the agency's surveillance practices. the latest on the growing fallout. stand y thtotos a a $1299-our lowest price ever! plus special financing until 2015. only at one of our 425 sleep number stores nationwide. sleep number. comfort individualized. we still run into problems. that's why liberty mutual insurance offers accident forgiveness if you qualify, and new car replacement, standard with our auto policies. so call liberty mutual at... today. and if you switch, you could save up to $423. liberty mutual insurance. responsibility. what's your policy? >>> new fallout from the nsa scandal. the united states disregarding leaker edward snowden's bid for clemency. his request coming days after a group of lawmakers introduced legislation to rein in the nsa's phone surveillance practices. joining us to talk about it, frederick white, former c.i.a. senior analyst and chief analyst for lignat.com. good to see you. a great many people hail ed
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. miss feinstein has been a traditional defender of the nsa. but she says she did not know of the monitoring of miss merkle neither did susan collins, a 17 year veteran of the u.s. senate. >> absolutely no justification for our country should be collecting intelligence information on the leaders of some of our closest allies. >> the reports of nsa spying, by the way, all flow from the studious work by former nsa contractor, edward snowden. >> the national security agency took the unusual step thursday of denying a report that'ves drop on the vatican phone calls and may have tapped in on pope francis before he was elected. what are you making up? is this a church, state issue? >> you got in on the consistent, the ones that depict the new pope, john? >> who knows. saved a lot of money. those guys have not done anything that was not known to the national security council and the white house and the idea of blaming these guys who are doing the job they were signed to do and oh my goodness, for miss feinstein, that there's a touch of hypocrisy here. >> there's a lot of out
an uproar here and abroad. tureous though the nsa tracked the conversations of millions of citizens and some leaders. german chancellor angela merkel had her phone tapped as far back as 2002. obama personally apologized to merkel, but there are still questions about whether he knew about the eavesdropping. >> welcome to the white house. >> reporter: when things go wrong president obama often grabs hold of the situation and works to correct it in a big public way. >> nobody is matter than me about the fact that the website is not working as well as it should, which means it's going to get fixed. >> reporter: but this week he seemed overshadowed by the generals and leaders in his cabinet who instead took the heat. >> hold me accountable for the debacle. i'm responsible. >> reporter: kathleen is h sebelius endured nearly four house of questions in the white house. >> nothing that has been released has shown that we're trying to do something illegal. >> reporter: and it was a director of national intelligence james clapper and nsa chief general keith alexander fielding the tough questions about
shift at the nsa. a german official told the new york times, quote, if we want to return to a relationship based on trust, it will require serious effort. he said this while laying naked under a glass coffee table. don't know what they are into over there. u.s. officials said the white house okayed spying on allies which contradicts what obama and his top aides. this has thrown them under the bus again because again he is a kenyan born, lady hating interloper. our relationship will never be this close with our allies again. >> like i said, first gay marriage and mow it is dogs and dudes. i want to go to the expert here what did you make of the reports that obama was spying on allies? >> without getting into too many details, what we call this in the agency is called something nicey naughty pasamaquadey. first you identify who is nice and that is the president and naughty is nsa. naughty is here and nice right here. as far as pasamaquadey that's over there. >> that's a clear explanation. >> most of us with a background try to do that. >> a lot of people that come on these
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need to bring more oversight into what is going on at nsa? i support aggressive oversight of the intelligence community. this is the deal we struck as a country. we have democracy. it is not necessarily completely in harmony with an aggressive intelligence community. we have had to set up institutions and structures where we try to balance these competing national interest. in thethe ways we did it 70's was to create intelligence communities and ensure that all --bers of each community was ultimately it is the president's call. they help make a judgment about what politically we are able to achieve in terms of intelligence collection. . host: if you have questions for our guest, you can call in on the phone lines -- if you want to send us an e- .ail, journal@c-span.org we will take those momentarily. michael allen speaking global strategy hearing d.c.. he is also an author of "linking red." has intelligence gathering and sharing got better after 9/11? guest: absolutely. we have rebuilt the intelligence infrastructure so we can share information better. this is what my book
's ready to share his knowledge of the nsa activities with gemini pleasing result of this race to the president said what it's a privilege to reinforce the use of a defence force for convicted hackers but totally cyber criminals are keen to sign up the it is good to hear more skin which it at eleven pm gets his auntie and it's not a developing story. a security officer injured in the shooting of authentic international airport on friday has reportedly died at least two other people wounded including the gunman who opened fire at the security checkpoint and is now in custody the airport is now little doubt these are the major speeches promising were departing flights suspended until a freak evacuated witnesses say they heard about it doesn't come shelves which caused a stampede the country's international airport is the sixth busiest in the world and bring you more details on this incident as we get them and by the way you can follow updates on this story is one of the life stream from the same. i know what type of tea cocoa iraq's prime minister days in the usl scheme for help
countries. the resolution is expected to be voted on later this month. >> n.s.a. leader edward snowden is speaking up and reaching out. the germans are interested in bringing him to berlin if he tells them about the surveillance of german chancellor angela merkel. >> david chater reports from moscow. >> edward snowden shows every sign of going native. the snapshot showing him enjoying a river cruise in moscow. he held a meeting with an mp from the green party. he said their discussions were revealing. at a press conference the mp said edward snowden would about willing to go germany as a witness to the bugging of angela merkel's phone by the u.s. >> translation: he told me he could imagine coming to germany if it was clear he could remain here in safety. this means granting free passage and asylum. the interior minister could offer this and fulfil the moral obligation to help him. >> it's reported edward snowden is starting a job in st. petersburg as a technical advisor to russia's version of facebook. he may not be happy with the news that the federal security service in moscow is be
learning more about the man who open fired in the los angeles international airport. >>> nsa leaker ed ward snowdon would be traveling from russia to germany. >> the pakistani government has demanded a meeting with the u.s. ambassador to protest the drone attack that killed the taliban leader halimullah mehsud. >> a struggle for power for succession. also a serious blow for pakist pakistan, and preliminary talks with the tehriki-i-taliban. the peace prospects are now out of the question, and a big blow is seen to deliver to the taliban pakistan. they will not be able to recover from this any time soon. it will be interesting to see the government of pakistan has asked the security forces to be on red alert. >> joining us now, director for the center of middle east studies at the university of denver. thank you for joining us on this topic, now the pakistan foreign office has summoned the u.s. ambassador to protest this action there are competing interests here, but the interests have to overlap for there to be any success in the region. what do you think is going to come out of this? >> rep
. the capitol has been buzzing with high profile congressional hearings on nsa surveillance and the problems with the dare's rollout. in the halls of congress there's a heavy weight lobbying campaign under way to push comprehensive immigration reform. it's week applied by the chamber of commerce is forward.u.s. among others. it's a group founded by facebook's mark zuker berg. >> house democrats introduced their reform. we'll talk with congressman jeff denham, the first republican to join with democrats as a bill respond sore. >> president obama spoke to a room full of advocates at the white house on thursday in hopes of bringing the senate's im grayings bill back into the -- immigration bill back into the spot light. >> it doesn't make sense to have 11 million people in this country illegally an incentive to come out of the shadows, get right with the law, meet their responsibilities and permit ahead. >> the border security you economic opportunity and immigration modernisation act passed in the senate in june 27th. it's in the hands of the house. it features border security, doubling border
you about afghanistan. but i want to start with the dustup over the n.s.a. allegedr our, you know, espionage of friends and allies around the world. >> still alleged? pretty muchit is acknowledged. i tried to get an explicit acknowledgement out of the and they haven't gone that far. >> what was the apology for if haven't acknowledged it? anyway. about angelament merkel is that the united states is not and will not be in on her phone conversations. there was never any statement about the past tense. was always current, future. did you know this was going on? you got all of the security -- specifically. i think the most that i would have known would have been the would have been the intelligence assessments. saying specifically where they came from. in other words, it could be say, well, that the source of assessment would be high level officials, for instance, in a country. but you don't know that was one on one or transferred anonymously in conversation. whether it was overheard. the source is -- they don't describe in the reports that we get that so and so's phone was -- conversa
the powers of the nsa and edward snowden is now. offering to help germany. >> and president obama shook hands with the leader of iraq for the first time in two years. >> secretary of state john kerry is conceding that some u.s. spying has gone too far. kerry was speaking at a conference in london. he was defending the programs but the white house has concluded that reviews and changes are needed. >> in some cases i acknowledge as does the president some of these actions have reached too far and we are going to make sure that that doesn't happen in the future. >> lawmakers on capitol hill are taking up the spying being a at this times. the senate committee has limited how long the nsa can keep their data record. records. the bill will expand penalties for illegal spying. it falls short from real reform. >> one of the critics is journalist dplejournalist glen . the more information you collect about innocent people the harder it is to actually find the people that actually mean to do you harm. and the metaphor that surveillance officals use they are hooking for a needle in the hay stack. the la
sent a letter to the german government offering his help in investigating alleged nsa spying on german but coming to germany does not appear to be an option for snowden now over to get more on that from our chief political correspondent in just a moment but first this report dozens of journalists crowded and the press conference to hear what comes to stand some of them had to say about his meeting with edward snowdon and his letter to the german government. snowden potentially speak to german investigators or politicians or even travel to germany to be interviewed for stand up to envisage coming to gemini is a guaranteed he would often with the secure in germany or in the comparable country and that's the guise of not dying from orange dog sees god is. snowdon told the green party politician he would prefer to testify in russia. president putin has granted him asylum there. as long as he keeps a low political profile. so could this mean german asylum for the former intelligence analyst. earlier this year the german interior ministry said he did not fulfill conditions required for an as
to have that level playing field if we're going to succeed. >> does, do the geopolitical tensions over nsa stuff, is that damaging to the prospects of a t-tip agreement? >> look, it is obviously a serious issue that is out there. our view is that these issues are to be kept on separate tracks, in the right lanes of dialogue between officials on both sides. you have heard from a number of europeans that they see the logic of moving ahead with t- tip. it is important to their growth strategy to tighter -- to try to maintain competitiveness. we are hopeful we will continue to make progress on that. we have teams in brussels. there are negotiations that had to be canceled during the shutdown of the government but are back on track. we expect to continue those discussions in the coming weeks. >> a number of people have mentioned regulatory alignment, in autos. can you give us more detail of what that means in practice? if you are bmw, what are the challenges of having different regulatory regimes on both sides of the atlantic? >> one is obvious the crash testing. cars have to be crash tested in
leaders. the n.s.a. is out of control, angering germany and other countries, and the drone strikes - there needs to be some, it is excessive. the biggest theme is excessive surveillance and drone strikes. there's an al qaeda threat, but we are overreacting and hurting ourselves. >> how do we hurt ourselves when the administration argues we haven't had a widescale attack since september 11th. it must be working. >> there's a variety of reasons it's working i am not sure it is because we are tapping angela merkel's phone in jeremy or tens of millions of calls across europe. there's a danger. >> the drone strikes. >> they are alienating the opinion towards the u.s. around the world. that hurts us and the counterterrorism effort. >> does it help us. this recent drone strike this weekend, where a pakistan taliban leader who has been responsible for the death of pakistanis were taken out. is it wiser to allow the piece talks to go further. they are radical, they work with al qaeda. it would have been better for pakistanis to see there couldn't have been a peace agreement. there's a sense
on that question just a week after allegations that the nsa was tapping angela merkel's mobile phone. it is the most serious diplomatic tensions since germany opposed the u.s.-led iraq invasion. according to a german lawmaker, american met in moscow. crowded into the press conference to see what there was to say about the meeting with edward snowden and the letter to the government. edward snowden be willing to talk to german investigators or politicians or even come to germany to be interviewed? he could come to germany if it were guaranteed that he would be secure in germany or a comparable country. the green and the left party want to question snowden about u.s. surveillance activity. he could be offered asylum or safe passage in return. christian democrats it would exacerbate tensions with washington. one alternative being discussed is to meet with snowden in moscow. usif snowden was to provide with information, we will take that into consideration. verification or new information would be a good thing. -- not is nothing something the u.s. would be likely to find good. it reitera
? >> on the second one first, we are actually having the fisa judges up to nsa tomorrow. will go through and see what our folks do. on the first one, this is where this committee made a mistake. thought we had written and the way we meant for information to go into it was not the way we represented that to the court in multiple representations. translatingtake in a technical to a legal framework. what i told the committee for years ago, i think the people who made that mistake made an honest mistake. i had those people in my room. said ok,to them, and i that is an honest mistake. we carried them forward. we looked at it, and we decided jointly with this committee and others that we needed to set up a director of compliance that gives us more rigor in looking at court orders in a way that was technically compliant. we have done that. we are going through the rigorous process. all of our fisa applications are being wire brushed to ensure they are exactly right. and of course, while doing that, we are going to find mistakes, and we are rooting them out as wee by mistake. so, finish this up, what that me
. >>> allegations that the nsa was spying on the german chancellor angela merkel, and we asked who could have authorized such a mission? >> the revelations about the nsa spying have embarrassed washington but who is responsible? i had a chance to speak with someone who actually ran the nsa as well as the cia. michael hayden. listen in. i asked him who could give the order to spy on the leader of a friendly country. >> what you get are very specific intelligence requirements from our national command authority, and they are laid out to the intelligence community and then the intelligence community goes forward and lays out a collection plan the best way to get that very needed information. occasionally, fareed, occasionally, what you have is political guidance kind of being placed on top of your operational planning. i had political guidance while i was director of nsa. i had targets. i had legitimate needs, but i was told frankly back off, that target's too sensitive. i don't want you doing that at this time for this purpose. >> does that mean that somebody in the white house very high up wou
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made the comment in any exclusively this interview taken late on thursday the push for the nsa surveillance in nations such as germany and france each chile spain and elsewhere have sparked anger among american allies. mostly due to the situation becomes. i think is possible but to be on its new assurances will copy of it what are you saying the situation. sorry won't do it anymore. or try not to listen the young you nobody will believe it. but it's a lucky prime minister now i am only he is personally appealing to us but for the brock obama for military assistance to help by the growing insurgency causing the worst violence in his country in five years. he stated to the white house comes as iraqis are dying at the fastest rate since two thousand and eight during the height of the american occupation of the country cctv chris planning thinking has this report he wrote to prime minister nuri al maliki visited key to the us have a sense of urgency. the iraqi leader on steamy americans the ministry and other assistance. we're in the war he didn't stall but he did delta and us pres
. that's a letter he sent to german chancellor angela merkel. the former nsa contractor being recruited by germany as a witness into merkel's cell phone tap. >>> rebuilding after massive wildfires is a daunting task, but scientists are working on plants after wildfires. this is a report on seeds of success. >> reporter: when a wildfires ignites containment is the first priority. record high temperatures coupled with dry weather whipped up more than a dozen wildfires in colorado this summer. but what happens once the fire is extinguished could be the difference between it fueling more wildfires or preventing them. this is a site of the june 2012 pine ridge wildfire. >> it burned about 14,000 acres in the course of a few days. one day in particular. 10,000 acres burned. >> reporter: andrea is a conservation scientist with the chicago bow tannic garden. >> one problem is invasive species, but its run of the things that helped cause or carry this wildfire further than it otherwise. >> reporter: before the presence of cheat grass, the average fire cycle was 40 to 100 years. but now areas bur
. >>> edward snowdon wants to b te u.s. to stop treating him like a traitor. the former nsa contractor is being recruited by germany as a witness in an inquiry into merkel's cell phone tap. >> meteorologist: goods saturday to you. i'm meteorologist eboni deon. one frontal boundary draping itself across parts of florida. that's where we're seeing the showers and thunder. elsewhere across the country we're quiet but we're certainly going to be cooling down especially in the northeast. but we want to give a closer look at the rain falling here into gainesville and around tampa and orlando. any travel plans here u you'll need to take it slow. the rain has been heavy at times and we could be in line for gusting winds with the thunderstorms that develop. with keep that in mind as you travel through central florida. we clear out nicely, and it's close in vicinity, so we're going to seep just a few clouds hugging our coast line. we have another frontal boundary on the move. that's triggering mainly rain showers for the day but we're going to get a punch of colder air moving southward and that brings a
not credible. here, we have an nsa who can collect intelligence across the world and yet we can't figure out the number of people who have enrolled in obama care. >> can't even get angela merkel's phone calls maybe. >> to say we can't get, it lacks credibility. >> what's going to happen? >> well, we have issued a subpoena to not only subpoena the documents with regard to the technical problems but the number of people who have enrolled, who have tried to enroll had is a different story than what the house has been sharing. millions of page views. what we are finding is very few people are taking advantage. >> there is a big difference between people going on healthcare.gov and signing up for medicaid and people going on and enrolling and paying money. senator scott said it earlier. it's a tough sell -- i know in my state rates have gone up between 300 and 400% for young adults. that's a real tough sale. and we don't see it getting any better. >> how fast you can get these numbers? i know you have asked them and congressman dave camp. how fast you can really get the numbers. it says until 5:0
nonfiction books and authors. booktv every weekend on c-span2. >> this is a tough time for nsa where everybody says what are you doing or why are you doing it. here's what we do. when we get together we don't -- to be a couple times we whine, but we actually say, it is much more important for this country that we defended this nation and take the beatings than it is to give up a program that would result in this nation being attacked. we would rather be here in front of you today telling you why we defended these programs than having given them up and have our nation or our allies be attacked and people killed. >> this weekend, intelligence officials defended the nsa surveillance program. this morning at 10 eastern. live sunday on c-span2 your calls and comments for kitty kelley, best selling author of unauthorized biographies. on c-span trees and american history to become each weekend in november remembering john f. kennedy. sundays at 3 p.m. eastern. >> and now from the 18th annual texas book festival in austin, texas, a discussion with author mark binelli. his book "detroit city
of him. a german lawmaker flew to moscow to visit the former nsa contractor who was granted asylum in russia after leaking the nsa's domestic spying programs. the lawmaker was there to discuss the recent reports also that the u.s. is also spying on germany including chancellor angela merkel. why there, the lawmaker says snowden gave him a letter in which he asks the united states to stop treating him like a traitor. the u.s. has not responded. >>> okay. call it the other push to go green. as the movement to legalize marijuana gains steam, there's one aspect of the debate that may not be getting enough attention. >> we're talking about the impact to our environment. our investigative reporter traveled across the state to expose the damage done by many pot growers. >> unfortunately, this is becoming a common practice. we found that many growers are trespassing on to national parks and tribal land. they are using highly toxic pesticides to grow pot. the effects are real and deadly. flying high above some of the count country's most well-known national parks. the kings canyon south of
in the same time frame. watch sunday at 10:00 a.m. eastern here on c-span. >> this is a tough time for n.s.a. where everybody says what are you doing or why are you doing it? we actually say it is much more important for this country that we defend this nation and take the beatings than it is to give up a program that would result in this nation being attacked. we would rather be here in front of you today telling you why we defended these programs than having given them up and have our nation or our allies be attacked and people killed. >> this weekend on c-span, intelligence officials defend the n.s.a. surveillance program. this morning at 10 eastern. live sunday on c-span 2 your calls and comments for kitty kelley, best selling author of unauthorized buying fiss of jackie e, nancy reagan, the bush family. on c-span 3 remembering john f. kennedy. eyewitness accounts of his november 1963 asass pace in. last week, michigan senator carl levin traveled to afghanistan and met with president karzai. today, the senate armed services committee chairman talked about
not know that the nsa is capping world leaders. how does he not know that the world leaders are being spied upon. that seems to be something that the commander in chief should know, whether he agrees with that or not. but i don't see how he does not know that. neil: that is what worries me the most. because if you take that at face value, it means that there's a government going on with freewheeling spies doing their thing, oblivious to or in contempt of, you know, the president of the united states and that is a little unsettling. >> harry truman needs to have the famous plaque on his track that the buck stops here. certainly not with the president who seems never to know about anything. but looking at kathleen sebelius, she still has a job after this big bungle. the bosses away and the cats are going to play. >> the president might be perfectly innocent in his own right, but the staff is running roughshod on him and not only on him by the constitution. >> there's a question as to how engaged the a's. an article about how he likes to invite columnists over to the white house to discuss the
that german chancellor's phone was being listened into by the nsa the white house said the president didn't know about that. now that we've seen all the testing of the affordable care act computer system that crashed before october 1, the white house says the president didn't know any of that was happening. how does the president not know about these things? >> there is so much information that comes into the white house. and it seems as this continues to role out that very few people knew, if anyone knew the breadth of this challenge. and so, so why would you not bring it to the president? well, if the white house staff really didn't know how bad it was, and my sense is that's probably the case, then you wouldn't say to the president, oh, we think this is screwed up. >> pelley: what point does the president say this is the most important thing my administration has ever done, we're going roll this computer system out on october 1. this better go well. >> the biggest challenge in any white house is the myriad of issues and the numbers that come before you. so-- it doesn't surprise me that
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